Witness this breathtaking journey into the world of preeminent choreographer, Paul Taylor, and his extraordinary creations in this Oscar nominated film! From the fluid Aureole to the primal Cloven Kingdom and graceful Esplanade, Taylor has remained at the forefront of 20th century modern dance.
Experience this rare glimpse inside the creative collaboration between the master and his hardworking troupe. Dancemaker chronicles the evolution of the fiery, tango-derived Piazzolla Caldera from its first tentative steps through its triumphant New York City premiere.
See magnificent archival footage from Taylor's early years as a featured dancer for the Martha Graham Dance Company, and inspired performances from his troupe. Dancemaker is a unique exploration of the mysteries of creative life, the obsession and talent of the dancers, and the mind of an artistic genius.
Inspirations and interpretations behind the dances
Biographies of Paul Taylor and dancers featured in
The complete Paul Taylor Dance Repertory